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  • $411 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Ms. Martin
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households
  • 4 donors
  • $0 still needed

Project Projector: Librarian Goes High-Tech When Equipment Hits A Low

My students need an HDMI LCD projector for high-tech classroom activities.

My Students

Teaching middle school is new to me, but my students make it a true delight! They are "typical teens" in that they love to spend time with their friends (they spend even more time on their electronic devices), and they have an uncanny way of teaching me about myself during my grand attempt to teach them.

In such a short time, I have learned to listen more and ask fewer questions to meet my students' needs in ways that are most meaningful to them.

My Project

As a middle school librarian, I’m on a forward-thinking mission

I strive to stay on top of my game

Which leads me to having a futuristic vision

What do I need? What do I need to do to get it?!

I want progressive, refreshing and original associated with my name

But, in this journey called the life of a library media specialist...

Technology throws a tantrum

WiFi willfully and wantonly waxes and wanes

Oftimes, the Internet’s interrupted

Even the equipment is to blame

Though Chaos works hard to destroy our cosmic plan

And because sometimes there’s no telling when the network will be up and running again

It doesn’t mean that darkness will defeat us

There’s light that will shine upon us

Here’s something for you to better hear my cries: …---...

Yes, that’s Morse code--SOS. In Library language, it means “supplement our supplies”

Please support Project Projector by helping us secure a portable one that can be loaned to a teacher when hers unexpectedly dies

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Epson VS250 SVGA 3,200 lumens color brightness (color light output) 3,200 lumens white brightness (white light output) HDMI 3LCD projector • Amazon Business $299.99 1 $299.99
AmazonBasics Mini DisplayPort (Thunderbolt) to HDMI Adapter • Amazon Business $8.49 1 $8.49
AmazonBasics High-Speed HDMI Cable, 3 Feet, 1-Pack • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99

Materials cost

$314.47

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.72

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$349.19

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$61.62

Total project goal

$410.81

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$410.81

4 Donors

-$410.81

Donations toward project cost

-$349.19

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$61.62

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 40 students.

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